School of Education

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School immersion week for first year QTS trainees’

Trainee teachers on our Primary Education with QTS courses have recently completed their first 12 weeks of university study, including a full week in school as part of their school-based training. School-based training takes place in one of our 650+ partnership schools and forms an important element of each year of study. In the first-year…

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Online book club launched to support trainee teachers

The School of Education held its very first ‘virtual’ book club last week. The book club was created by the school’s English team as an additional and fun way to develop subject knowledge. The club aims to expand student’s repertoire of contemporary children’s authors but also to offer an environment where open discussion can take…

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Preparing for your career

As a Brighton student we’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time with, so that you can go on to find – or to create – work that excites and rewards you. Our careers team are there to offer advice throughout your time at Brighton and after you graduate…

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The IBBY Silent Book collection comes to Brighton

The International Board on Books for Young people (IBBY) Silent Books collection has arrived at the University of Brighton’s Curriculum Centre in Falmer. The display will run until mid-October and is a great resource for our education and teaching students as they return for the new academic year. The collection was formed in response to…

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Why I choose to study Primary Education (3-7 years) BA(Hons) with QTS at Brighton

Meet Ollie Moutrey, one of our Primary Education (3-7 years) BA(Hons) with QTS students, as he tells us more about why he choose to train to teach at the University of Brighton.

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Student wins prestigious Diana Award for work with hearing impaired community

Congratulations to Sarah-Beth Parker, who has received a prestigious award named after the late Princess Diana, honouring her work promoting British Sign Language. The Diana Awards acknowledge the work of 9-25 year olds around the world, and are given in recognition of young people creating and sustaining positive social change. Sarah-Beth, who is graduating this…

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Decolonising the curriculum – latest issue

Teaching and learning about race equality issue 4 – May 2021 Read the latest issue of Decolonising the Curriculum which includes multidisciplinary articles and examples of evidence-based practices from academics and thoughts from students across five higher education institutions, including Melanie Norman, a former geography teacher for the School of Education.

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Transitioning from student to graduate

Huge congratulations to one of our final year students, James Lewington, on securing a full-time role in a primary school which he will start after graduating as a newly qualified teacher. James has been studying our Primary Mathematics Education BA(Hons) with QTS  and shares some useful tips that have helped him prepare for finishing his…

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Bronze Athena SWAN Award

We are thrilled that the School of Education has achieved a Bronze Award from the Athena SWAN Charter, recognising our commitment to gender equality. The Athena SWAN Charter seeks to promote gender equality, representation and progression within higher education and research. A Bronze Award recognises the steps that the schools have taken in assessing data trends, practices…

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Subject explorer online event – 18 May

Join us to see what it is like to study education and teaching at university. Book your place now  Our subject explorer events give you the chance to hear from a range of lecturers and current students in the subject you are interested in. The event will have an introductory talk covering how the subject…

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